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CHAPTER VI
THE LATER ELIZABETHANS

until he wrote this poem. Before it was quite completed, he met one of the most interesting young men of the age, Sir Philip Sidney, and was invited to his home at Penshurst. From the first the two young men were very congenial. Tradition says they spent day after day under the beech-trees, reading the works of the old Greek philosophers and talking of poetry. When The Shepherd's Calendar was published, it was dedicated to Sidney,

To him that is the president
Of noblesse and of chevalree.

The Calendar is a collection of poems, one for each month of the year. They are not at all alike. One, of course, was in praise of the queen ; but there were fables, satires, and allegory, besides the five poems that pertain strictly to country life. For February there is a story of a" bragging brere," or brier rose, who takes it upon him to scold a grand old oak for being in his way, and appeals to the husbandmen to cut it down, for he says it is

Hindering with his shade my lovely light,
And robbing me of the swete sonnes sight.

The oak is hewn down; but when winter is come, the brere, too, meets his death, for now he has not the shelter and support of the oak that he scorned. For August there is a merry little roundelay about the meeting of shepherd " Willie " with shepherdess " Perigot." So it is that Spenser describes his heroine :

Well decked in a frocke of gray,
Hey ho gray is greete,
And in a kirtle of greene say,
The greene is for maidens meete.

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